Kamiak graduate headed to Winter Olympics
Sean Beighton is the coach of the U.S. men's and mixed doubles curling teams
Last updated 1/19/2022 at 1:39pm
Sean Beighton thought he had closed a chapter of his life when he retired from the sport of curling in June 2019.
Through hard work and perseverance, the 2007 Kamiak graduate made quite a name for himself in the sport – he won the U.S. Junior National Championship in 2010 and the U.S. Men's National Championship in 2013, was named to the U.S. National team from 2014-2019, and competed in the U.S. Olympic trials in 2013 and 2017.
Beighton hoped to qualify for the Winter Olympics one day, but it didn't happen.
Instead a lack of funding for the sport and the continued prospect of having to b...